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Manager, IT Projects - Capital Regional District

Manager, IT Projects - Capital Regional District

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This position is responsible for the planning, executing, monitoring, managing, and closing out of IT projects


Rate of Pay: $123,290 to $145,047 annually

Hours of Work: 70 hours bi-weekly

Closing Date: February 23, 2024


Position Purpose

This position is responsible for the planning, executing, monitoring, managing, and closing out of Information Technology (IT) projects and developing an IT Project Management strategy in conjunction with current IT Project Management practices, the IT Management team and Division goals. This position will collaborate closely with the IT management team, functional area sponsors/subject matter experts, as well as internal and external stakeholders and vendors to ensure the successful delivery of projects.

Key Accountabilities/Position Outcomes

• Leads the Project Management of Information Technology infrastructure and software projects.

• In alignment with IT Divisions goals and objectives, this position is accountable for project planning, documentation, resource allocation, change management, risk mitigation, communications, and project implementation.

• Builds, establishes and leads the development of the IT Project Management strategy in alignment with the overall goals and objectives of the IT division.

• Develops, implements, and maintains project management policies and framework model with the goal of driving consistency in process, procedure and successful project outcomes and deliverables.

• Creates project benchmarks and scorecards to ensure proper governance, oversight, compliance, and resource control measures are adhered to.

• Works with the IT team of Project Managers to achieve overall IT and business objectives.

• Performs risk analysis and manages an identified risk through registration, monitoring, mitigation, escalation, and reporting.

• In conjunction with IT Managers, leads the development of and formalizes the project intake process, providing a project readiness assessment, support for developing scope refinement, technical complexity assessment, total cost of ownership and cost benefit analysis before proceeding to approval and project kickoff.

• Uses diplomacy, strong communication and relationship building skills to maintain highly engaged multi-disciplinary project teams.

• Co-ordinate resource allocations to different initiatives, projects and ongoing operations while monitoring and highlighting project resource bottlenecks. Collaborates regularly with all stakeholders to proactively identify and manage changes, issues and risks in program scope. Develops and implement mitigation strategies to ensure logistical requirements and timelines are met.

• Performs other related duties as required

Qualifications

• Degree in a related discipline

• A minimum of 8 years' directly related experience

• An equivalent combination of education and experience Certifications

• PMP or equivalent project management certification

• Scaled Agile certification

• ITIL Certification

Role Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Project management theory, principles and professional practices and the application to IT

• Knowledge of agile and traditional project management methods and tools (MS Project, ServiceNow, etc.)

• Experience using project methodologies such as PMI’s PMBOK or equivalent

• Experience with software development projects, implementation and/or operation of custom, COTS, SAAS software applications using various SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) methodologies

• Experience working with Agile principles and practices (e.g., SCRUM)

• Experience working with Change Management methodologies (e.g., Prosci-ADKAR)

• Experience leading projects to comply with legislative or mandated rule changes

• Excellent verbal and written communication including the ability to deliver presentations to various audiences at all levels of the organization

• Excellent stakeholder relationship building skills

• Knowledgeable of formal Change Management methodologies (e.g., Prosci-ADKAR)

• Strategic and analytical thinking, problem solving abilities and time management skills

• Demonstrates excellent judgment, decision making and conflict resolution skills

• Able to juggle multiple projects involving multi-disciplinary teams with a high attention to detail

• Experience with ERP considered an asset (i.e. SAP)


APPLICATIONS

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please go to www.crd.bc.ca and click on ‘Careers’ to submit your resume and covering letter online.

We welcome all qualified applicants to apply and may consider a combination of experience, education and/or training where possible.

The Capital Regional District wishes to thank you for your interest and advises that only those candidates under active consideration will be contacted.

Apply here!


Additional Info

Job Type : Temporary, Full-Time

Location : Victoria, BC

Experience Level : Senior Level

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